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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze releases in North America on February 21, Cranky Kong confirmed

Posted on December 7, 2013 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Wii U

As many had speculated, Nintendo brought along Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze to VGX 2013. Two pieces of news were shared: a confirmation of Cranky Kong as the fourth playable character and February 21 release date.

The following information was also shared during a live demo:

– Cranky has a lot of personality
– Cranky uses his cane to jump around
– Crane bounce: jump across spike pits
– None of the other characters can do this
– Cranky’s Kong Pow: turns all enemies on screen into coins

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime also shared the following tidbits:

– Reggie wants to see another Metroid
– Says PS4 and Xbox One are a good thing for Nintendo and the overall industry
– 3D World doing “quite well”
– Says Nintendo has some of the top rated games, can’t play them on other systems
– Reggie loves the memes fans have created of him

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